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Susanne K. Schmidt

Susanne K. Schmidt is Vicedean of the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences at the University of Bremen.

Titles by This Author

Studies in the International Standardization of Telecommunications

Few modern technologies are designed to stand alone. Because most machines must now fit into systems and be compatible with other technologies, the creation of standards has become a fundamental element of design and engineering. Conflicts such as the "color television war" of the 1970s and recent disputes over high-definition television (HDTV) highlight the complexities of the standard-setting process.